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Special Guests at RetroGameCon 2016

Did you know that RetroGameCon 2016 will feature our biggest guest list yet? This year, we will be welcoming numerous guests to the show, including YouTubers the Gaming Historian and Pat the NES Punk, 1990 Nintendo World Champion Thor Aackerlund, musical acts Sammus, Chipocrite, DJ Silenze, You Bred Raptors? from NYC, and Squaresoft-inspired 5-piece band The World is Square, plus cosplay special guests!

Many of our special guests will be putting on panel presentations and joining in other special activities. Check out our complete guest list here!

Have you bought your tickets yet? Why wait? They’re available here with a pre-sale discount!


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2016 Ticket Presales Are Live!


Tickets for RetroGameCon 2016 are now available for pre-order!

Weekend passes, single day passes, family weekend passes, and VIP ticket packages are up on our website at a discounted presale rate.

Prices will increase at the door, so get your tickets early!

We’ve got our biggest and best show planned for this year, and can’t wait to experience it with you! See you at RetroGameCon!

RetroGameCon 2016!


Planning is well underway for this year’s TWO-DAY show which will take place on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00AM (9:00AM for VIPs) until 9:00PM and Sunday, November 6th from 10:00AM until 6:00 PM!

This year, RetroGameCon will take place at the Oncenter at 800 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY. During the 2-day show, expect to see over 50,000 square feet of:

  • Vendors, artists, and indie game exhibitors in a huge marketplace
  • A HUGE cosplay contest with $1000 in prizes!
  • Fighting game tournaments
  • Tabletop games including a huge free lending library
  • A Magic the Gathering tournament
  • Great panel presentations
  • A massive video game free play area featuring arcade and pinball machines
  • Special guests including video game celebrities from YouTube and musicians

…and more!

RetroGameCon 2016 is a great way to spend a weekend with thousands of other video game enthusiasts, celebrating all aspects of gamer culture. The show will be filled with activities for kids and adults of all ages.

We’ll have many more announcements coming soon. Stay tuned for announcements of special guests, panels, and other events!


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